‘PizzaGate’ Conspiracy Theory Thrives Anew in the TikTok Era

WASHINGTON — Four minutes into a video that was posted on Instagram last month, Justin Bieber leaned into the camera and adjusted the front of his black knit beanie. For some of his 130 million followers, it was a signal. In the video, someone had posted a comment asking Mr. Bieber to touch his hat…

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Why Out-of-Work New Yorkers Are Starting Cooking Businesses

In 2013, after years of working as an art director, Miriam Weiskind gave into her love of pizza, first giving pizza tours and then making them at Paulie Gee’s in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Earlier this year, she lost both jobs because of the pandemic. “I was trying to file for unemployment and I was one of…

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Organize Your Own Olympic Games, at Home

Watching athletes compete in the Summer Olympic Games is a long-awaited highlight for millions around the world. It’s a ritual that comes every four years — a chance to escape the heat, crank up the air conditioning and watch televised events like basketball games, track-and-field relays and table tennis matches. But with the coronavirus outbreak…

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How to Workout Without a Gym

Now that stay-at-home restrictions are easing, those of us interested in strong, healthy muscles but wearied by burpees in the living room may want to consider heading to the nearest reopened park or playground for weight training. Experts note that you can perform most standard exercises there if you’re willing to use your imagination —…

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U.S. Hits Another Record for New Coronavirus Cases

Here’s what you need to know: ImageFlorida residents waited in their vehicles at a coronavirus testing site at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on Friday. The state hit a daily high for new confirmed cases.Credit…Eve Edelheit for The New York Times The U.S. reports another record number of cases, as hard-hit states retreat from reopening.…

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Obamacare Faces Unprecedented Test as Economy Sinks

The Affordable Care Act, the landmark health law that has been a subject of caustic debate for more than a decade, is being tested as never before, as millions of Americans lose their jobs and medical coverage in the midst of the nation’s gravest health crisis in a century. The law is offering a vast…

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C4U and Noile-Immune Biotech partnership on PRIME allogeneic CAR-T cell therapy

Noile-Immune Biotech Inc., («Noile-Immune») and C4U Corporation, («C4U») announced that they have entered into an agreement on joint research and commercialization of next-generation allogeneic gene-modified immune cell therapy combining C4U’s CRISPR/Cas3 genome editing technology and Noile-Immune’s PRIME (Proliferation inducing and migration enhancing) technology designed to improve proliferation and trafficking of immune cells into solid tumors.…

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Celebrate Fourth of July Safely

This year, Fourth of July revelers will have to swap many traditions — peppy parades, large family reunions and patriotic concerts — with low-key celebrations. But there are plenty of safe ways to commemorate America’s birthday. Here are some suggestions. Watch fireworks, in person or onscreen. Many cities have canceled their festivities, and with that,…

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How the Coronavirus Short-Circuits the Immune System

At the beginning of the pandemic, the coronavirus looked to be another respiratory illness. But the virus has turned out to affect not just the lungs, but the kidneys, the heart and the circulatory system — even, somehow, our senses of smell and taste. Now researchers have discovered yet another unpleasant surprise. In many patients…

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Celebrating 20 Years of Looks on the BET Awards Red Carpet

Since June 2001, we have looked forward to the BET Awards each summer. From the thoughtfully chosen hosts to the musical performances and the nostalgic moments where iconic celebs are reunited with their former cast mates (remember that time in 2013 when Nia Long and Larenz Tate stood side-by-side, prompting dreams of a sequel to…

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